Java native scripting action



This action enables allows to run a script as part of the action. This action provides scripting capabilities using the built-in Java scripting and supports Javascript (Rhino or Nashorn engines), Jython and Groovy languages.

When using this action, you must specify the language used for scripting in the Scripting Language parameter and the script code in the action code in the expression editor. This code does not need to be enclosed between the %e(<language>){…​}e(<language>)% tags, and can use variables.


Name Mandatory Default Description

Scripting Language


Name of the scripting language: rhino, nashorn, jython or groovy.

The Jython scripting engine may be upgraded with the Semarchy xDI versions. If your scripts are not compatible with the upgraded version of the Jython engine, you can force that version with the jythonVersion runtime parameter.

Scripting Connection


Name given to the scripting context shared across different actions.



Module to use when using jython and groovy scripting languages.

The scripting will not work when using classes from third-party jython and groovy libraries. You will need to retrieve the required classes using the java.lang.Class.forName function. Refer to Modules and Scripting for more information.